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PALO ALTO ISSUES

you thought the Chinese were driving up Palo Alto home prices?

Palo Alto Online recently ran questionable stories claiming that Chinese home buyers were driving up Palo Alto home prices....

Original post made by resident on Oct. 11, 2013
Last comment by boscoli, on Oct 12, 2013 at 4:54 pm | 17 comments | 1257 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Third-graders targeted for bicycle education

This week, 8-year-olds across Palo Alto brought their bikes to school for "bike rodeos." The rodeos were among many bike-related...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2013
Last comment by Samovar, on Oct 12, 2013 at 4:28 pm | 6 comments | 2445 Views

MOVIES

Review: 'Captain Phillips'

The "real-life thriller" "Captain Phillips" may be obvious and it may be clumsy, but it's also a little bit thoughtful, and...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2013
Last comment by Pat in Alabama, on Oct 12, 2013 at 3:26 pm | 1 comment | 10199 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Water quality bad?

It feels like the water quality in PA has really deteriorated: I can clearly smell chemicals now from the tap water, it's...

Original post made by GV on Oct. 12, 2013
Last comment by Tis So, on Oct 12, 2013 at 2:11 pm | 4 comments | 719 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shop Talk

TESLA CHARGES UP ON EL CAMINO ... </B>Unplug one electric car company and plug in another. That's what's happening in Palo...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2013
Last comment by Fiskerless, on Oct 12, 2013 at 2:07 pm | 4 comments | 5191 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto proceeds cautiously on tackling homelessness

Palo Alto took a small step toward tackling a colossal problem Monday night when officials agreed to spend $250,000 on shelter...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2013
Last comment by papd, on Oct 12, 2013 at 1:48 pm | 26 comments | 13396 Views

SPORTS

Menlo boys take control of PAL water polo race

Jack Bowen was animated more than usual as he paced the deck during his Menlo School boys' water polo match against rival...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2013
Last comment by Gunn, on Oct 12, 2013 at 8:33 am | 1 comment | 2063 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Firefighters douse house fire in Midtown

A three-alarm fire destroyed a home on the 900 block of Colonial Lane in Palo Alto Monday morning, fully engulfing the two-story...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2013
Last comment by william harris, on Oct 12, 2013 at 5:47 am | 12 comments | 2680 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

SLAC workers, others won't get back pay after furloughs

More than 13,400 Bay Area Department of Energy laboratory workers -- including 1,500 at the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2013
Last comment by Slac-worker, on Oct 12, 2013 at 12:22 am | 6 comments | 4223 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Doug Moran's blog

Doug Moran must be in seventh heaven--the weekly has given him a blog in which he controls the content and editing. For...

Original post made by Biased blog on Oct. 11, 2013
Last comment by Michele Dauber, on Oct 11, 2013 at 10:00 pm | 8 comments | 693 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Money to crossing guards

I got off the bus - south bound - the crossing guard was waiting with 3 boys on bikes. The 3 boys reached into their pockets...

Original post made by Leigh on Oct. 11, 2013
There are no comments yet. 3398 Views

AROUND TOWN

Final phase of Stanford Shopping Center rebuild to bring major changes

A larger entrance with a circular fountain, a driveway lined with towering Italian cypress trees, and four new buildings...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2013
There are no comments yet. 209 Views

AROUND TOWN

PUBLIC AGENDA: school-traffic safety, public art in private developments

Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2013/10/11/public-agenda-school-traffic-safety-public-art-in-private-developments...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2013
There are no comments yet. 1078 Views

SPORTS

Stanford women's volleyball looks to start new streak

The Stanford women's volleyball team, coming off its first conference loss of the year, plays host to Utah and Colorado this...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2013
Last comment by Jim, on Oct 11, 2013 at 3:25 pm | 2 comments | 2159 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Why to vote yes Different Perspective. all about NIMBYs

Different neighborhoods along the years approved house for the elderly, the is Retirement Properties in downtown, Midtown,...

Original post made by Baron hackneyed on Oct. 11, 2013
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on Oct 11, 2013 at 2:35 pm | 3 comments | 524 Views

AROUND TOWN

please look right before turning right

Most Palo Alto drivers understand that speeding, drunk driving, and red light running are extremely dangerous to both yourself...

Original post made by pedestrian on Oct. 11, 2013
Last comment by Occasional Cyclist, on Oct 11, 2013 at 1:55 pm | 4 comments | 528 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Dog Leash ordinance not enforced

Lots of free dogs running free outside the dog park at Mitchell park. If You mention to the owners about the Palo alto Leash...

Original post made by green meadow ace on Oct. 7, 2013
Last comment by great message, on Oct 11, 2013 at 12:51 pm | 66 comments | 4046 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Fire Fighters Phone Message

Anyone besides me unhappy that the Firefighters used the City "Emergency" phone calling system to advertise their pancake...

Original post made by Mutti on Oct. 11, 2013
Last comment by Resident, on Oct 11, 2013 at 12:49 pm | 1 comment | 435 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Op-ed: Vote yes on Measure D

Measure D is about one thing and one thing only — if you agree or disagree that Palo Alto needs more affordable housing for...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2013
Last comment by Concerned Citizen, on Oct 11, 2013 at 10:47 am | 106 comments | 3041 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Program for disabled parking moves ahead

Proposals to solve Palo Alto's notorious parking problems always cause a stir. So even after the Planning and Transportation...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2013
Last comment by AllYouCanEat, on Oct 11, 2013 at 8:00 am | 11 comments | 3806 Views
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